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Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]


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reel 1. List of Book Records of Officers, State of Louisiana -- reels 1-26. Offices of Staff Officers. Bounty Agent: claims, claimants, index, and registry of payments (reels 1-3) ; Commissary of Subsistence: correspondence, account books (reels 4-6) ; Provost Marshal General of Freedmen: correspondence; registries of court cases, complaints, conscripts, refugees; other reports (reels 6-9) ; Quartermaster: correspondence, accounts (reels 9-10) ; Surgeon in Chief: ; correspondence, reports of sick and wounded, etc. (reels 11-26) --

reels 27-52. Subordinate Office, Plantation Dept. Correspondence (reel 27), registers (reels 28-29), payrolls of employed freedmen (reels 30-52), account books (reel 52) --

Subordinate Field Offices. reel 52. Abbeville -- reels 52-54. Alexandria -- reels 54-57. Algiers -- reels 58-59. Amite City -- reels 59-60. Baton Rouge (Subassistant Commissioner of the 2nd Subdistrict) -- reels 61-64. Baton Rouge (Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reels 64-67. Bayou Sara -- reel 67. Bragg Home Colony -- reels 67-68. Carrollton -- reels 68-70. Clinton -- reels 70-71.Columbia -- reels 71-72. Donaldsonville (Agent) -- reels 72-73. Donaldsonville (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reels 74-75. Franklin (Subassistant Commissioner of the 3rd Subdistrict) -- reels 75-78. Franklin (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) --

reel 79. Greenville, Hammond Station, Homer -- reels 79-80. Houma. Louisville -- reels 81-83. Lake Providence -- reels 83. McHatton Home Colony -- reels 83-84. Madisonville -- reel 84. Mansfield -- reels 84-85. Marksville -- reels 85-87. Millikens Bend -- reels 87-88. Monroe (Subassistant Commissioner of the 5th Subdistrict) -- reels 88-89. Monroe (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reel 89. Montgomeryville -- reels 89-90. Napoleonville -- reel 90. Natchitoches (Subassistant Commissioner of the 4th Subdistrict) -- reels 90-93. Natchitoches (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) --

reels 93-95. New Iberia -- reels 96-97. New Roads -- reel 98. Rost Home Colony -- reels 98-100. St. Joseph -- reel 100. Shreveport -- reel 101. Shreveport (Superintendent of Education), Shreveport (Hospital) -- reel 102. Sparta -- reels 102-103. Thibodeaux -- reels 103-104. Trinity -- reels 104-105. Vermillionville -- reels 105-106. Vernon -- reels 106-107. Vidalia (Subassistant Commissioner of the 6th Subdistrict) -- reels 107-111. Vidalia (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reel 111. Unidentified records

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Volume Reel 0051 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - Labor Contracts (Agreements with Freedmen) West Feliciana and Winn 1865–68 Miscellaneous Agreements 1864–68
Publisher Washington, DC : U.S. Congress and National Archives and Records Administration
Pages 1062
Language english-handwritten
Call number 2055098.1
Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive
Book contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Collection refugeesfreedmenabandonedlands; allen_county; microfilm; americana; genealogy; additional_collections
Notes Film/Fiche is presented as originally captured.

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Vol Reel 0078 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - Applications for Rations Unbound applications for rations, May–September 1867 and January–April 1868, are arranged chronologically. May–Sept. 1867; Jan.–Apr. 1868 Miscellaneous Records Relating to the Issuance of Rations to Destitutes Unbound miscellaneous records relating to the issuance of rations to destitutes, April 1867–July 1868, are arranged chronologically. Apr. 1867–July 1868 Monthly Returns of Stores and Reports of Clothing Issued and Received Unbound monthly returns of stores and reports of clothing issued and received, January–July 1868, are arranged chronologically. Jan.–July 1868 “Journal of Business” The single-volume “Journal of Business,” November–December 1868 (283), is arranged chronologically. The volume also contains a “report of indigent and destitute whites and freed people in the Parish of St. Mary, Louisiana, applying for relief,” February–March 1868, arranged chronologically. For a “journal of business,” June–December 1867, see volume 4 (277) of the letters sent, January 1867–December 1868. Volume (283) Nov.–Dec. 1868 Bills of Lading Unbound bills of lading, December 1865–October 1868, are arranged chronologically. Dec. 1865–Oct. 1868 Register of Taxes Collected for Schools The single-volume register of taxes collected for schools, April–December 1867 (291), is arranged by school. The volume also includes a register (undated) arranged by initial letter of surname, containing a list of names, acreage and number of family. Volume (291) Apr.–Dec. 1867 Accounts with Freedmen Relating to Schools (cont.) The single volume of accounts with freedmen relating to schools, April 1867–May 1868 (287), is arranged chronologically. Volume (287) Apr. 1867–May 1868 Accounts Current Unbound accounts current, January 1865, March 1866, and January–December 1868, are arranged chronologically. Jan. 1865; Mar. 1866; Jan.–Dec. 1868 Miscellaneous Records Unbound miscellaneous records, January 1865–May 1868, are arranged by type of record. The records include invoices (January 1865–August 1866); lists of property (October 1865–January 1866); abstracts (September 1865–February 1868); and a list of clothing issued destitutes (undated). Also included are affidavits (April 1865); receipts (January 1866–March 1867); letters sent (September 1865–May 1866); lists of children (undated); monthly reports of numbers issued rations, clothing, and medicines (August 1866); reports of acres under cultivation, number of hands, number of schools (undated); and reports of indigents (May 1868). Jan. 1865–May 1868: Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]
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Vol Reel 0080 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - Unregistered Letters Received Unbound unregistered letters received, December 1865–December 1868, are arranged chronologically by date received. Dec. 1865–Dec. 1868 Monthly Reports of Inspection (cont.) Unbound monthly reports of inspection, December 1867–November 1868, are arranged chronologically. Dec. 1867–Nov. 1868 Reports of Persons and Articles Hired Unbound reports of persons and articles hired, December 1867–November 1868, are arranged chronologically. Dec. 1867–Nov. 1868 Reports of Indigents and Destitutes Unbound reports of indigents and destitutes, January–July 1868, are arranged chronologically. Jan.–July 1868 Register of Complaints The single-volume register of complaints, August 1868 (296), is unarranged. Volume (296) Aug. 1868 “Journal of Business” The single-volume “journal of business,” May 1867–November 1868 (295½), is arranged chronologically. Volume (295½) May 1867–Nov. 1868 JEFFERSON CITY (SEE CARROLLTON) JESUITS BEND (PROVOST MARSHAL, AGENT, AND ASSISTANT SUBASSISTANT COMMISSIONER) Letters and Orders Sent and Received The single volume of letters and orders sent and received, January 1863–November 1865 (540), is arranged chronologically. The volume also contains other miscellaneous lists and registers, such as a register of lessees of plantations and lists of paroled prisoners. Volume (540) Jan. 1863–Nov. 1865 Letters Sent The single volume of letters sent, January–August 1868 (302), is arranged chronologically and has a name index. Volume (302) Jan.–Aug. 1868 Registers of Letters Received (cont.) The two volumes of registers of letters received, 1 (534) and 2(301), cover the period December 1865–August 1868. The entries in volume 1 (534) are arranged chronologically. Those in volume 2 (301) are arranged alphabetically by initial letter of surname of correspondent and thereunder chronologically. Volume 2 (301) also contains endorsements sent (August 1864–November 1865) and some miscellaneous lists. Volume 1 (534) Dec. 1865–May 1868 Volume 2 (301) Feb.–Aug. 1868 Letters Received Unbound letters received, June 1865–August 1868, are arranged chronologically by date received. Some of the letters are entered in volumes 1 (534) and 2 (301) of the registers of letters received described above. June 1865–Aug. 1868 Inspection Reports Unbound inspection reports, November 1866 and April 1868, are arranged chronologically. Nov. 1866; Apr. 1868 Returns of School Property Unbound returns of school property, January 1866–August 1868, are arranged chronologically. Jan. 1866–Aug. 1868 School Reports of Receipts and Expenditures Unbound school reports of receipts and expenditures, May–August 1866, April– June 1867, and January–July 1868, are arranged chronologically. May–Aug. 1866; Apr.–June 1867; Jan.–July 1868 Reports of Persons and Articles Hired Unbound reports of persons and articles hired, May–July 1867 and January–April 1868, are arranged chronologically. May–July 1867; Jan.–Apr. 1868 Monthly Returns of Quartermaster Stores Unbound monthly returns of quartermaster stores, September 1866 and May 1867, are arranged chronologically. Sept. 1866; May 1867 “Journal of Business” (cont.) The single-volume “Journal of Business,” January–August 1868 (303), is arranged chronologically. Volume (303) Jan.–Aug. 1868 Miscellaneous Records Unbound miscellaneous records dated December 1866–February 1867 consist of three items. Dec. 1866–Feb. 1867: Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]
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